WATCH: Combat knife seized during weapons sweep
Our inquisitive cops took another dangerous weapon off the streets - after finding a large combat knife hidden inside a metal barrier during a weapons sweep in Birmingham.
Officers from the Washwood Heath Neighbourhood Team made the discovery in Ward End Park Road on Monday (4 Oct).
Man charged with fatal stabbing in Birmingham
We’ve charged a man with murder following the death of a young man found stabbed in a Birmingham street on Friday night.
Amin Talea was discovered by a passer-by in Middleton Hall Road at 9.30pm with a stab wound to his abdomen that would ultimately prove fatal.
Jailed: Domestic abuser dangled partner from window by ankles
TRIGGER WARNING - This story contains details of domestic abuse and photos of injuries.
A domestic abuser who repeatedly assaulted and stabbed his ex-partner has been jailed for 13 years after we uncovered a catalogue of violent outbursts.
Gunman who stashed loaded revolver behind toilet jailed for five years
A gunman who tried to hide a lethal gun behind a toilet when we raided his house in the early hours of the morning has been jailed.
Helder Darame stashed a loaded revolver in a communal bathroom as armed officers forced their way into a shared property in Erdington.
Man arrested for Birmingham murder
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after another man died from stab wounds in hospital yesterday (2 Oct).
The 21-year-old was helped by a passer-by who called an ambulance on Middleton Hall Road around 9.30pm on Friday (1 Oct). He sadly died from his injuries hours later.
Shop robbery gang jailed for armed raids
An armed gang has been jailed for more than 20 years after we linked them to a series of shop robberies in which staff were threatened with a pistol and knives.
Reegan Richings and Ervin Negrobar – both aged 24 – raided three shops in just six days in Coventry.